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Whirlpool Dryer Won't Turn at All

LG5551XTW0

The 6 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer won't turn at all are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Drive Belt - Part # 529597 Mfg Part # 341241

Drive Belt

RepairClinic Item # 529597

Every dryer has a belt, and if the belt breaks the dryer won't turn. The belt is usually a very long, slender belt that wraps all the way around the dryer drum, around a tension pulley, and then around the drive motor. Over time the belt will break from normal use. A quick way to see if the belt is broken is to reach into the dryer and try to spin the drum by hand. If it spins very easily the belt is probably broken. Some dryers have a belt switch on the idler pulley arm that will not let the dryer start if the belt is broken. When a dryer won't turn, this is the first part to check.

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$12.90

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Drum Roller - Part # 3436 Mfg Part # 349241T

Drum Roller

RepairClinic Item # 3436

If the dryer won't turn, and the belt is not broken, the next thing to check are the drum rollers. Every dryer has either 2 or 4 drum rollers. Over time these rollers wear out and can prevent the dryer from turning properly.

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$16.60

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Drum Roller Axle - Part # 1878660 Mfg Part # W10359269

Drum Roller Axle

RepairClinic Item # 1878660

Over time the drum roller axles can wear out, causing the rollers to bind. If the dryer won't turn, check these axles to be certain they are not worn out. If the rollers spin freely without wobbling, the axles are still fine. If the roller wobbles, replace both the roller and the axle that is worn out.

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$23.85

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Drum Roller Axle - Part # 1878661 Mfg Part # W10359270

Drum Roller Axle

RepairClinic Item # 1878661

Over time the drum roller axles can wear out, causing the rollers to bind. If the dryer won't turn, check these axles to be certain they are not worn out. If the rollers spin freely without wobbling, the axles are still fine. If the roller wobbles, replace both the roller and the axle that is worn out.

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$24.05

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Drum Slide, Glide, or Pad - Part # 2894 Mfg Part # 3394508

Drum Slide, Glide, or Pad

RepairClinic Item # 2894

The drum slides or glides support the front of the drum. As the drum rotates over the years, the glides wear out and then the dryer won't turn. Replace all of the glides as a set if they are worn out.

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$25.85

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Drive Motor - Part # 2584 Mfg Part # 279827

Drive Motor

RepairClinic Item # 2584

The motor should spin freely when the belt is disconnected. If it doesn't, check to be certain there isn't anything caught in the blower wheel. If the blower wheel is clear and the dryer still won't turn, the motor may be defective. All dryer motors have sealed bearings and can't be lubricated. Replace the motor if it doesn't turn freely.

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$82.85

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